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So you’ve got the 1940’s fashion down, but do you have the hair? Straight, sleek modern hair was not in. Neither was a messy look. Perfectly styled, voluminous hair was the trend throughout the decade and following into the 50’s. Girls in the mid-1940’s had very complicated hairstyles because this made up for the fabric rationing that impacted dresses. If you want to create your own American 1940’s hairstyle, read on to find out how.

Make Pin Curls

These can be tricky at first if you’re new to more involved hair styling. Pin-curls are a 1940’s staple, and are necessary for many 1930s and 1950s hairstyles as well.

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